1.2.2022 | Crypto.com admits over $30 million was stolen by hackers
In a blog post published in the early morning of January 20th, cryptocurrency exchange Crypto.com acknowledged that the company had lost well over $30 million in Bitcoin and Ethereum after a hack that took place on January 17th.
The company has been criticized for vague communication around the hack, which was only officially confirmed January 19th by CEO Kris Marszalek.
The new blog post said that the total value of the unauthorized withdrawals was 4,836.26 ETH and 443.93 BTC — equivalent to roughly $15.2 million and $18.6 million respectively, at current exchange rates — as well as $66,200 worth of other currencies. Crypto.com has said that all affected customers have been fully reimbursed for the losses.